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Rimadyl Generic Chewable (Carprofen) 75MG, 60 Tab

Rimadyl Generic Chewable (Carprofen) 25mg, 60 Tab

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Rimadyl (carprofen) controls your dog's pain whether caused by surgery or arthritis.

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$39.00

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What is Rimadyl?

Rimadyl is an anti-inflammatory that can be used to treat pain and inflammation in pets due to joint diseases, arthritis, hip dysplasia etc. it can also be used to reduce any pain after surgery or dental procedures. This is done by reducing the hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the pet’s body. It requires a veterinarian’s prescription.

For:

Dogs over six weeks of age. Do not give it to your pet if they are pregnant or lactating.

Benefits:

  • The medication is effective
  • Easily eaten because it can come in chewables/caplets
  • Tolerated by dogs

Side Effects:

If your pet is experiencing these side effects below, STOP giving them Rimadyl.

  • An allergic reaction: difficulty breathing, swollen lips, face or tongue, hives etc.
  • Muscle cramps
  • Open sores in the mouth
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Seizures
  • Bloody, black stools

If your pet is experiencing these side effects, continue administering Rimadyl, but talk to your veterinarian:

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Dry mouth

Brand Name:

Rimadyl

Generic Name:

Carprofen

What is the most important thing I should know about Rimadyl?

Rimadyl is an FDA approved prescription medication for dogs. It is available in chewables and scored tablets. It is mainly given as a single dose (2mg/lb), or divided into two doses of 1mg/lb. If your pet experiences any bloody or black stools, this can indicate a sign of stomach or intestine damage. Be sure to check with your veterinarian or pharmacist when purchasing this medication.

Make sure to inform your veterinarian if your pet has:

  • Allergies to aspirin
  • An ulcer or stomach bleeding
  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • High blood pressure

How should Rimadyl be given?

It should be given per the instructions of your veterinarian. Be sure to give it with plenty of food and water. Do not give Rimadyl to cats.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of Rimadyl?

You should give the missed dose as soon as possible. However if it’s close to the time of the next dose, just administer that one and take the next one as directed.

What happens if I overdose my pet on Rimadyl?

Signs of Rimadyl overdose are:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Panting
  • Little to no urine production

If any of these signs occur, seek emergency veterinarian treatment.

What should I avoid while giving Rimadyl to my pet?

Before giving any other prescription or over-the-counter medications, talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist.

What other drugs will affect Rimadyl?

Some drugs that can interact with Rimadyl are:

  • Aspirin
  • NSAID drugs
  • Cough, cold or allergy medication
  • Insulin

There may be other drugs than the ones listed above that might interact with Rimadyl. Talk to your veterinarian before giving your pet any Rimadyl.

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